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Looking backward : a romance of 2000 A.D

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

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  • "Looking backward 2000-1887"
  • "Looking backward"@th
  • "Looking backward"@en
  • "Looking backward"
  • "100-nengo no shakai"

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  • "More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA."@en
  • "Best-selling novel in which a miraculously preserved survivor of the 19th century converses with dwellers in a cooperative Boston utopia in the year 2000."
  • "No person can be blamed for refusing to read another word of what promises to be a mere imposition upon his credulity.'Julian West, a feckless aristocrat living in fin-de-siècle Boston, plunges into a deep hypnotic sleep in 1887 and wakes up in the year 2000. America has been turned into a rigorously centralized democratic society in which everything is controlled by a humane and efficient state. In little more than a hundred years the horrors of nineteenth-century capitalism have been all but forgotten. The squalid slums of Boston have been replaced by broad streets, and technological inventi."@en
  • "This is the America to which Julian West, a young Bostonian, awakens after more than a century of sleep. West's initial sense of wonder, his gradual acceptance of the new order and a new love, and Bellamy's wonderful prophetic inventions--electric lighting, shopping malls, credit cards, electronic broadcasting--ensured the mass popularity of this 1888 novel. But however rich in fantasy and romance, Looking Backward is a passionate attack on the social ills of nineteenth-century industrialism and a plea for social reform and moral renewal."@en
  • "This is the America to which Julian West, a young Bostonian, awakens after more than a century of sleep. West's initial sense of wonder, his gradual acceptance of the new order and a new love, and Bellamy's wonderful prophetic inventions--electric lighting, shopping malls, credit cards, electronic broadcasting--ensured the mass popularity of this 1888 novel. But however rich in fantasy and romance, Looking Backward is a passionate attack on the social ills of nineteenth-century industrialism and a plea for social reform and moral renewal."
  • "Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy is a novel that takes the reader from the end of the 19th century into an idealistic vision of the 21st century. In many ways Looking Backward is a 19th century romantic novel; yet, on another level the novel is a complex investigation of the possibilities of humanity as the conversations unfold between Julian West, the narrator and time traveler, and Dr. leetee, his 21st century guide and mentor. Through these often Socratic conversations, Bellamy provides the reader with insight into the social problems and ills of the mid-to-late 19th century as well as with a vision of a utopian possibility for the millennium. Description from http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pdf/teachersguides/looking.pdf (Visited on Nov. 20, 2012)."@en
  • "A wealthy Bostonian awakes from a hypnotic trance to find himself in a futuristic cooperative commonwealth."
  • "A wealthy Bostonian awakes from a hypnotic trance to find himself in a futuristic cooperative commonwealth."@en
  • "This is the America to which Julian West, a young Bostonian, awakens after more than a century of sleep. West's initial sense of wonder, his gradual acceptance of the new order and a new love, and Bellamy's wonderful prophetic inventions-electric lighting, shopping malls, credit cards, electronic broadcasting-ensured the mass popularity of this 1888 novel. But however rich in fantasy and romance, Looking Backward is a passionate attack on the social ills of nineteenth-century industrialism and a plea for social reform and moral renewal. In her introduction, Cecelia Tichi discusses how the novel echoes the anguish and hopes of its own age while it embodies a sustaining myth of the American literary tradition-that man's perfectibility is attainable in the New World."@en
  • "How to advance to become a member of the 21st century and live in Utopia."@en
  • "This book portrays the author's theories of an ideal society."
  • "This pioneering and highly influential 1888 utopian science fiction novel tells the story of Julian West--who submits to hypnosis in 1887 only to wake up in the year 2000 in an idealistic Christian-Socialist America. Under the guidance of Dr. Leete, West is introduced to such future developments as credit cards, shopping clubs, and cable television."@en
  • "The hero is anyone who has ever longed for escape to a better life. The time is tomorrow. The place is a Utopian America. This is the backdrop for Edward Bellamy's prophetic novel about a young Boston gentleman who is mysteriously transported from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century -- from a world of war and want to a world of peace and plenty."@en
  • "Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888) is a thunderous indictment of industrial capitalism and a resplendent vision of life in a socialist utopia. Matthew Beaumont's lively edition explores the political and psychological peculiarities of this celebrated utopian fiction. - ;'No person can be blamed for refusing to read another word of what promises to be a mere imposition upon his credulity.'. Julian West, a feckless aristocrat living in fin-de-si--egrave--;cle Boston, plunges into a deep hypnotic sleep in 1887 and wakes up in the year 2000. America has been turned into a rigorously centrali."@en
  • "A masterwork of science fiction that imagines the world not just how it could be, but how it should beIn Boston in the year 1887, Julian West is hypnotized and falls into a deep sleep. He awakens at the dawn of a new millennium in an America where war, crime, and inequality no longer exist. In this brave new world, goods are delivered in the blink of an eye, public kitchens ensure that no one goes hungry, and the retirement age is forty-five. It sounds too good to be true, but Julian soon learns that this socialist utopia is not the stuff of dreams'it is a carefully planned, wondrously liberating reality. One of the bestselling American novels of the nineteenth century, Looking Backward launched a vibrant political movement and sparked an enormous amount of debate. Today it stands as an enduring testament to the power of imagination and the best of human nature. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices."@en
  • "It is the year 2000-and full employment, material abundance and social harmony can be found everywhere. This is the America to which Julian West, a young Bostonian, awakens after more than a century of sleep. West's initial sense of wonder, his gradual acceptance of the new order and a new love, and Bellamy's wonderful prophetic inventions - electric lighting, shopping malls, credit cards, electronic broadcasting - ensured the mass popularity of this 1888 novel. But however rich in fantasy and romance, Looking Backward is a passionate attach on the social ills of nineteenth-century industrialism and a plea for social reform and moral renewal. In her introduction, Cecelia Tichi discusses how the novel echoes the anguish and hopes of its own age while it embodies a sustaining myth of the American literary tradition-that man's perfectibility is attainable in the New World."@en

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  • "Science fiction"
  • "Science fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Ressources Internet"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Roman américain"
  • "Typefaces (Type evidence)"
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Erzählende Literatur"
  • "Science Fiction"
  • "Utopian fiction"@en
  • "Utopian fiction"
  • "Prognoses (vorm)"
  • "Forecasts"
  • "Forecasts"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Utopias"
  • "Utopias"@en

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  • "Looking backward : a romance of 2000 A.D"@en
  • "Looking backward : 2000-1887 : [novel]"
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887 : if socialism comes"@en
  • "มองกัลบ"
  • "Koitōntas to parelthon"
  • "In hunderṭ yohr arum ibrerz. durkh Doṿid Druḳ"
  • "Ein Rückblick aus dem Jahre 2000 [zweitausend] [aus d. Engl.]"
  • ""Looking backward""@en
  • "Looking Backward : 2000 - 1887"
  • "Hyakunengo no shinshakai"@ja
  • "Hyakunengo no shinshakai"
  • "In hundert yohr arum"
  • "Looking backward : 2000-1887 : introd. by Paul Bellamy"
  • "100nengo no shakai"@ja
  • "In hunderṭ yohr arum"
  • "Hyakunengo no shakai"@ja
  • "Hyakunengo no shakai"
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887"
  • "Lookin backward : 2000-1887"
  • "Ein Rückblick aus dem Jahre 2000 : Roman"
  • "Looking backward : 2000-1887"
  • "Looking backward : 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking backward 2000- 1887. Ed. by John L. Thomas"
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887 with an introd. by robert L.Shurter"
  • "‏אין הונדערט יאהר ארום /‏"
  • "Looking backward 2000 - 1887"
  • "Rückblick aus dem Jahre 2000"
  • "Im Jahre 2000 : ein Rückblick auf das Jahr 1887"
  • "Looking backward : 2000 - 1887"
  • "Looking backward"@en
  • "Looking backward"
  • "百年後の新社会"
  • "Im Jahre 2000. Ein Rückblick auf das Jahr 1887. Übers. von R. George"
  • "ˆEin‰ Rückblick aus dem Jahr 2000"
  • "Hui tou kan"
  • "אין הונדערט יאהר ארום"
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887 : [a novel]"@en
  • "Looking backward 2000-1887, by Edward Bellamy,... Twentieth edition"
  • "Cent ans après"
  • "Looking backward; drawings by Elise"@en
  • "Looking Backward 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking Backward 2000-1887"
  • "Iber hundert jahr. Ibersezt fun English fun Bellamy"
  • "มองกลับ"
  • "回頭看"
  • "Hyakunengo no shakai : Shakai shōsetsu"@ja
  • "百年後の社会"
  • "Tilbageblik Aar 2000"@da
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887; with and introd. by Robert L. Shurter"@en
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887; with and introd. by Robert L. Shurter"
  • "<&gt"@th
  • "<&gt"
  • "百年後之社会 : 社会小說"
  • "Looking backward : a Utopian novel"
  • "איבער הונדערט יהר. איבערזעצט פון ענגלישען פון בעללאמי"
  • "Hyakunengo no shin shakai"
  • "Hyakunengo no shin shakai"@ja
  • "Looking backward. 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking backward. 2000-1887"
  • "Looking backward 2000-1887 : a novel"
  • "Cent ans après (Looking backward)"
  • "Tilbageblik Aar 2000. overs. af Eiler Jørgensen"@da
  • "Looking backward from 2000 to 1887"
  • "Looking Backward"@en
  • "Looking Backward"
  • "[Looking backward, 2000-1887 ... Third edition.]"@en
  • "[Looking backward, 2000-1887 ... Third edition.]"
  • "Ein Rückblick aus dem Jahre 2000"
  • "百年後の新社會"
  • "百年後の社會"
  • "Looking backward 2000-1887 / With an introd. by H. Broun"@en
  • "Im Jahre 2000 Ein rückbliek auf das Jahr 1887"
  • "Looking Backward, 2000-1887"
  • "Vuonna 2000"
  • "Vuonna 2000"@fi
  • "Looking Backward, 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking Backward, 2000-1887, etc"@en
  • "Looking backward,2000-1887 : with a foreword by erich fromm"
  • "Looking backward 2000 -1887"
  • "Im jahre 2000 ein rückblick auf das jahr 1887"
  • "Ein Rückblick aus dem Jahre 2000 [zweitausend]"
  • "Buduščij vek"
  • "Mō̜ng klap"@th
  • "Looking backward : 2000-1887. With an introd. by Heywood Broun"
  • "Looking Backward : 2000-1887"
  • "Im Jahre 2000 : Ein Rückblick auf das Jahr 1887 von Edward Bellamy. Übersetzt von Richard George"
  • "... Looking backward, 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking backward 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking backward 2000-1887"
  • "Looking Backward. 2000-1887"@en
  • "Looking backward, 2000-1887 : if socialism comes"

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